COVID-19 update: 4 new virus deaths, 273 new cases

El Paso News

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — The City of El Paso Department of Health reported four new virus-related deaths on Tuesday, bringing the City’s total number of coronavirus-related deaths to 1,524.

All four patients had underlying health conditions. They include one male in his 40s, one female in her 60s, one male in his 70s and one male in his 80s.

The Health Department also reported 273 new cases, as well as 25 additional cases which are part of the delayed local results issued by the State to the Department of Public Health. The results are from the tests conducted during the CDC Weeks 47, 53 and Week 1. We are currently in CDC Week 2.

There are 35,487 active cases, according to the City. There are 416 patients hospitalized with the virus, 157 are on ICUs and 101 patients are on ventilators. 

Health officials advised that 66,473 individuals have recovered from COVID-19.

For a detailed look at COVID-19 data, visit the City of El Paso’s COVID dashboard at epstrong.org.

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